A computer (Windows or Mac) with an Intel CPU with at least 4 cores, preferably i7.
1 or 2 AMD Firepro Graphics Card purchased after 2011. Note, for 2 card sync AMD S600 is required.
or, 1 or 2 matching Nvidia graphics cards with at least 512mb of RAM purchased after 2009
(on board Intel graphics will not work)
7200 rpm hard drive for 2x layers of 1080p
or, single SSD drive for 3x layers of 1080p
or, x2 SSD RAID 0 drives for up to 6x 1080p or 1x 4k resolution
or, x4 SSD RAID 0 drives for up to 8x 1080p or 2x 4k resolution.
Optional Capture Cards
or, Active Silicon Phoenix HD SDI
or Datapath Vision SD4+1 DVI plus 4 SD
For mobile use (e.g. laptop), we recommend an Intel-based Macbook Pro Retina or Mac Tower. (Ai will not run on Macbook, Mac Mini or iMac). For best performance, we recommend your computer should have an Nvidia Geforce 650 or AMD Firepro graphics card.
We don’t use CUDA at the moment. We do use a lot of GPU based processing but it is mostly done with shaders, and DXT texture compression.